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Ah ok, that makes things a bit harder.

I did a quick search on ebay and found this video card for 20 bucks shipped so far. I'm sure you can get it for under 25. Auction ends in a few hours. Much better than both those cards.

http://cgi.ebay.com/HIS-ATI-Radeon-HD-2600XT-512MB-AGP-/270785690337?pt=PCC_Video_TV_Cards&hash=item3f0c15bae1
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Ah ok, that makes things a bit harder.

I did a quick search on ebay and found this video card for 20 bucks shipped so far. I'm sure you can get it for under 25. Auction ends in a few hours. Much better than both those cards.

http://cgi.ebay.com/HIS-ATI-Radeon-HD-2600XT-512MB-AGP-/270785690337?pt=PCC_Video_TV_Cards&hash=item3f0c15bae1

although i don't like ebay +1 to this

the 2600xt will be EXTREMELY better than the choices above
    
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although i don't like ebay +1 to this

the 2600xt will be EXTREMELY better than the choices above

I understand the concerns about Ebay, but they've become so buyer friendly nowadays it's ridiculous. I don't think there's too much to be worried about. I recently just bought a 4830 off ebay as well for 30 bucks.

My only suggestion is to wait about 10 seconds until the auction ends, put 26 bucks as the max bid and cross your fingers.
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Originally Posted by IIVisionII;14291261 
Ah ok, that makes things a bit harder.

I did a quick search on ebay and found this video card for 20 bucks shipped so far. I'm sure you can get it for under 25. Auction ends in a few hours. Much better than both those cards.

http://cgi.ebay.com/HIS-ATI-Radeon-HD-2600XT-512MB-AGP-/270785690337?pt=PCC_Video_TV_Cards&hash=item3f0c15bae1

i doubt i can get anymore than 9.99 the only reason why i even have that much is because im returning 240 pop cans
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Originally Posted by stupidcha;14291247 
get the fx 5500

it'll be faster than the mx440

and the pci won't affect the card at all.

btw, i would seriously give some thought and save more money to buy a better card. even with the fx 5500, you'll have issues playing doom 3, although it'll run halo 1 fine.

i suggest getting a 8400gs or something. save up for it, compared to the two card you ask for, the 8400gs would be much better

okay i'll get the FX card then
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I can understand money is tight. Did a little more searching and came up with this one. Over in a day or two. It just depends how quickly you want to get the video card.

http://cgi.ebay.com/Gainward-NVIDIA-GeForce-FX-5600-Ultra-47-1846200-47-/290587718666?pt=PCC_Video_TV_Cards&hash=item43a860b40a
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FX 5500 can handle doom 3 and swat 4 at decent settings.

Geforce 4 MX440 only has 64mb ram and probably cant even run doom 3
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Originally Posted by edalbkrad;14295128 
FX 5500 can handle doom 3 and swat 4 at decent settings.

Geforce 4 MX440 only has 64mb ram and probably cant even run doom 3

MX440 can't run Doom 3. No DX9
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